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Posted: 10 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer.


The Cost of Recovery is a narrative adventure where you play as four different people, one of whom has a stroke. How this impacts each of them is experienced first hand. Can they all get through this together or will everything start to fall apart?

You play Abigail, Noah, Hailey, and Liam and explore the world with puzzle-solving, talking to other characters and small contextual games that reflect their emotional and mental state.

It creates a mature, personal, and nuanced story that digs into our internal conflicts when life falls apart.

DetailsGame Details

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 12

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: PC and Switch

Genres: Narrative and Puzzle

Accessibility: 36 features

Developer: @OffTheBtnTrack


Duration: This game will take between 3 hours and 4 hours to complete. The game is designed to last about two play sessions.
Players: This is a single player game.


Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

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Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 12.

Although there isn't any graphic violence or sexual content, the game addresses mature themes that involve life threatening illnesses. Parents and carers may want to play this first, before playing with a child.


The game is designed to be easy so there are no difficulty settings. If you get stuck the game offers hints.

Can switch between Dolby, stereo and mono audio. When someone speaks the other audio is reduced and you can control how much this reduction is in the settings.

Captioning provides visual guidance for any audio happening off screen due to direction player is looking.
Our The Cost of Recovery Accessibility Report documents 36 accessibility features:

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